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Celebrating and Supporting Black Owned Businesses

Did you know that the first self-made woman millionaire in the US was a Black woman from Harlem? Here’s another fact that you might not know. NYC has the largest Black population in the United States. Black businesses have…

A “blended” back to school | Bronx Free Press

It’ll be an autumn to remember. At a press conference on Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s plan to reopen public schools in September, which includes a combination of remote and in-person learning and the staggering of…

Refashioning summer youth jobs | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen When the city’s latest budget was approved on July 1, it included $51 million for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The funding came as a relief to many after Mayor Bill de Blasio had initially…